Courses & Curriculum

Course Requirements

The Certificate in Healthcare Management is an 18 credit program, 6 courses: 15 core credits (5 courses) & 3 elective credits (1 course).

Healthcare Management courses are offered online and on campus. For more information about online courses see the Online FAQ’s.

Required Courses (15 credits total)

One course is required from each of the five core competency areas:

Healthcare Management
BSAD 331/PA 312 Healthcare Management

Healthcare Policy & Current Trends
PH 305/PRNU 315 Policy, Organization & Finance in Healthcare ONLINE or PA 325 Healthcare Policy

Biomedical Informatics
CTS 271 Intro to Biomedical Informatics or CTS 272 Applied Biomedical Informatics

Financial Analysis & Decision-Making
BSAD 395 Strategic Planning in Healthcare or EC 230 Health Economics Evaluation
PA 395 Health Finance ONLINE course

Healthcare Ethics
HLTH 295/296 Ethics for Healthcare Professionals ONLINE or PA 307 Administrative Ethics

One Elective Course (3 credits)

Note: Prerequisites may apply. Please check the course descriptions.

Work with your advisor to choose one elective.
Suggested courses:

BSAD 376 Management of Change in Organizations
BSAD 222 Human Resource Management
PA 301 Fundamentals of Public Administration
PA 302 Org Theory and Behavior
PA 305 Public & Non-profit Budgeting
PA 306 Policy Systems
PA 308 Decision-Making Models
PA 311 Policy Analysis & Program Evaluation
PA 313 Public Policy Implementation
PA 317 Systems Analysis
PA 318 Admin Theory & Practice
PA 321 Negotiation & Mediation
PA 323 Non-Profit Administration
PA 334 Organizational Behavior and Cultures
PH 301 Public Health & Health Policy ONLINE
PH 302 Epidemiology I ONLINE
PH 304 Environmental Public Health ONLINE
PH 310 Public Health Law & Ethics ONLINE
PH 311 Global Public Health ONLINE
PH 312 Food Systems & Public Health ONLINE
PH 305 Policy, Organization & Financing of Health Care ONLINE
PSYCH 240 Organizational Psychology ONLINE

Suggested Track for One-Year Completion

Spring
PA 312/BSAD 331 Healthcare Management ONLINE
PH 305/GRNU 315 Policy, Organization & Finance ONLINE

Summer
Elective course
HLTH 295/296 Ethics for Healthcare Professionals ONLINE

Fall
CTS 271 Intro to Biomedical Informatics
PA 395/BSAD 395 Strategic Planning in Healthcare ONLINE

Fall 2014

SectionTitleInstructorsDatesDaysTimesCreditsCRN
PA 301 ZRA

This section is full: view available options

  • Christopher Koliba
to Mon to 392131
PA 305 Z1
  • Richard Cate
to Tue to 391430
PA 325 Z1
  • Meg O'Donnell
  • Steven Kappel
to Mon to 390185
PA 395 Z2
  • Catherine Hamilton
to Thu to 394014
PH 301 OL1 (online)
  • Jan Carney
to N/ASee Notes 391853
PH 304 OL1 (online)

Only 2 Seats Available, Register Soon!

  • Lynn Blevins
to N/ASee Notes 394186
PH 310 OL1 (online)
  • William Wargo
to N/ASee Notes 394187

There are no courses that meet this criteria.

Summer 2014

SectionTitleInstructorsDatesDaysTimesCreditsCRN
HLTH 296 OL1 (online)
  • Patrick Standen
to N/ASee Notes 360442
PH 301 OL1 (online)

This section is full: view available options

  • William Wargo
to N/ASee Notes 360205
PH 305 OL1 (online)

Only 2 Seats Available, Register Soon!

  • Betty Rambur
to N/ASee Notes 360838
PH 306 OL1 (online)
  • William Wargo
to N/ASee Notes 360839
PSYC 240 OL1 (online)
  • Lawrence Rudiger
to N/ASee Notes 360124

There are no courses that meet this criteria.